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Johnny Parker

b. 6 November 1929, Beckenham, Kent, Britain. Parker is usually a self-taught pianist with an excellent talent for single ragtime and boogie woogie but who are able to fit easily right into a band’s tempo section. In the first 50s he caused Mick Mulligan and Humphrey Lyttelton playing the catchy …

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Hugh Bean

This British musician was exceptionally talented as a young child and it has continued to get age on his side during his career, ordinarily a few steps before his peers with regards to awards or accomplishments. Hugh Bean received his initial violin lessons at age five from his dad, with …

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